Prof. Alan Lessoff (Illinois State University)

June 28, 2018, 6–8 p.m. (c.t.), Philosophicum I, P 15


In recent years, an environmental perspective on urban history has been transforming both urban and environmental history, by emphasizing the city as an especially intense form of human interaction with nature, rather than a site distinct from or opposed to nature. This session considers the variety of new perspectives on both cities and the environment that emerge when one researches cities as features within and influences upon the environment.

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